ACLAR® 88A Datasheet

Polychlorotrifluoroethylene

Supplied by Honeywell

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Product Description
ACLAR® 88A is a Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) product. It can be processed by thermoforming and is available in North America. Applications of ACLAR® 88A include coating applications, film, food contact applications, medical/healthcare and packaging.

Characteristics include:
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Clarity
  • Copolymer
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Dimensional Stability
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Copolymer
  • Electrically Insulating
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Flexibility
  • Good Heat Seal
  • Good Sterilizability
  • High Clarity
  • Moisture Barrier
Uses 
  • Film
  • Laminates
  • Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals
 
Agency Ratings 
Appearance 
  • Clear/Transparent
Forms 
  • Film
Processing Method 
  • Thermoforming
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
mil
 
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
1% Secant, MD
psi
 
1% Secant, TD
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield
psi
 
TD : Yield
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
%
 
TD : Break
%
 
Dart Drop Impact
g
ASTM D1709
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD
g
 
TD
g
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Thermal Conductivity
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Oxygen Index
%
ASTM D2863
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Haze
%
ASTM D1003
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Moisture Barrier, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, High Clarity, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Good Flexibility, Flexible, Good Heat Seal, Good Starilizability, Sterilizable.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1).
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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